Simon Watkins Senior Network Architect - Technical Solutions

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Simon joined the team in 2022 as a Senior Network Architect extending the company’s capability in the network and communications space. He is a well recognised Network Architect with extensive experience of network design and implementation of communications solutions, driving tangible business outcomes for his  clients.

Simon has extensive experience in the mergers and acquisition space, having designed and implemented solutions for leading financial services clients all over the world.

He has led projects as the Technical Architect through the full IT life cycle (analysis, architecture, design build, test, implementation and on-going support).

Simon has significant experience in many of Cisco Systems products and services as well as working with other manufacturers such as HP and Dell.

Specialist Areas

Core Network Routing and Switching
Wireless design and implementation
Next Generation Firewall design
Lifecycle Audit
Cloud based Network Services
SASE (Secure Access Service Edge)
Hybrid Working

Cisco Qualifications

ITIL v3 foundation
CCNP Enterprise
Cisco Certified Specialist - Enterprise Core
Cisco Certified Specialist - Enterprise Design
Cisco Certified Specialist - Enterprise Advanced Infrastructure Implementation
Cisco Meraki CMNA
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP -Routing & Switching)
Cisco Certified Design Professional (CCDP)
Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
Cisco Certified Design Associate (CCDA)
Cisco CCNA - Wireless
Cisco CCNA - Security